FERC’s final regional transmission rule is coming soon. It has one shot to get it right.
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by gorman
5d ago
Grid Infrastructure Siting & Permitting Reform Transmission & Power Markets Opinion Placements FERC’s final regional transmission rule is coming soon. It has one shot to get it right. April 18, 2024 Ray Long What do Clark Griswold’s Christmas lights display, Eddie Van Halen’s “Eruption” guitar solo and our electric supply all have in common? It takes wires for the magic to happen.  Wires are the unsung heroes that make holiday lights sparkle, put the “rock” in rock-n-roll and power everything at the end of a plug. In the energy industry, wires are transmission lines. But u ..read more
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ACORE Bolsters Policy Team, Welcoming New Vice President of Government Affairs
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by gorman
5d ago
Press Releases ACORE Bolsters Policy Team, Welcoming New Vice President of Government Affairs WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced today that Jeremy Horan has joined the organization as its new Vice President of Government Affairs. Horan joins ACORE following nearly 20 years of service in the U.S. Congress and executive branch, where he worked extensively to advance and defend clean energy policies. He most recently served as Director of Congressional and Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security. “We are th ..read more
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ACORE Statement on Treasury Department’s Updated Energy Communities Guidance
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by Alex Hobson
1M ago
Project Finance Tax Incentives & Appropriations Press Releases ACORE Statement on Treasury Department’s Updated Energy Communities Guidance March 22, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released additional guidance on Friday on the energy communities bonus credit program. Following is a statement from Ray Long, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), on the update: “We are very grateful for the clarity the Treasury Department provided today on an important provision that will help drive much-ne ..read more
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ACORE Statement on SEC Climate Disclosure Rule
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by gorman
1M ago
Sustainable Investing & ESG Press Releases ACORE Statement on SEC Climate Disclosure Rule March 6, 2024 Statement From Lesley Hunter, Senior Vice President, Policy and Engagement, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “While we’re still reviewing the full text of the final rule released today, we appreciate the SEC’s objectives to help investors access consistent, transparent, and forward-looking climate-related information. Clean energy stands at the heart of efforts to address climate change, and we believe renewable generation, use, provision, and investment are important m ..read more
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Treasury Department, IRS Release Final Rules on Direct Pay Provisions
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by gorman
1M ago
Project Finance Tax Incentives & Appropriations Press Releases Treasury Department, IRS Release Final Rules on Direct Pay Provisions March 5, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released final rules today on the direct pay provisions included in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). Following is a statement from Ray Long, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) on the guidance:  “We commend Treasury and the IRS for swiftly promulgating final rules on this vital tool to ex ..read more
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ACORE to Honor Renewable Energy Champions, U.S. Reps. Sean Casten and Mariannette Miller-Meeks, at Awards Gala
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by gorman
1M ago
Press Releases ACORE to Honor Renewable Energy Champions, U.S. Reps. Sean Casten and Mariannette Miller-Meeks, at Awards Gala February 28, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a national nonprofit organization that unites finance, policy, and technology to accelerate the clean energy transition, has named U.S. Reps. Sean Casten (D-IL) and Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) as the recipients of its 2024 Renewable Energy Champion Awards. The awards will be presented this evening at ACORE’s annual Awards Gala at Union Station where House Minority Leader Rep ..read more
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ACORE Welcomes Fourth Cohort of Accelerate Member Companies
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by gorman
2M ago
Just Transition Press Releases ACORE Welcomes Fourth Cohort of Accelerate Member Companies February 27, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced today that 10 companies have been selected to participate in the fourth cohort of the ACORE Accelerate Membership Program. “ACORE’s Accelerate Membership Program is the premier initiative in the United States aimed at creating opportunities for women- and minority-owned firms in the clean energy sector,” said Neelam Sakaria, Director, ACORE Accelerate. “We are elated to support these enterprises as they p ..read more
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ACORE Names 2024 Class of New and Returning Board Members
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by Alex Hobson
3M ago
Press Releases ACORE Names 2024 Class of New and Returning Board Members January 4, 2024 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a national nonprofit that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy, today announced its new Board class for 2024. Effective January 1, seven new members joined the ACORE Board of Directors: Puneet Verma, Vice President, Government Affairs, Avangrid Robin Millican, Senior Director, U.S. Policy and Advocacy, Breakthrough Energy Sandhya Ganapathy, Chief Executive Officer, EDP Rene ..read more
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ACORE Statement on Biden Administration’s Proposal for Guidance on Clean Hydrogen Production Tax Credit
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by gorman
4M ago
Project Finance Tax Incentives & Appropriations Press Releases ACORE Statement on Biden Administration’s Proposal for Guidance on Clean Hydrogen Production Tax Credit December 22, 2023 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released proposed guidance today on the Section 45V Production Tax Credit for clean hydrogen. Following is a statement From Ray Long, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “While we’ve been eagerly awaiting the Administration’s proposal on 45V guidance for the clean hy ..read more
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ACORE Statement on the Treasury Department’s Proposed Regulations on the Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit
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by gorman
4M ago
Supply Chain & Trade Tax Incentives & Appropriations Press Releases ACORE Statement on the Treasury Department’s Proposed Regulations on the Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit December 14, 2023 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released proposed regulations today on the Section 45X Advanced Manufacturing Production Tax Credit for solar and wind components, inverters, batteries, and qualifying critical minerals. Following is a statement from José Zayas, Executive Vice President of Policy and Pr ..read more
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